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Introduction

The ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance

(Construction) qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification for those working

in the construction and the built environment sector working in plant or machinery

maintenance. It is designed to assess occupational competence in the workplace where

candidates are required to demonstrate skills and knowledge to a level required in the

construction industry.

The awarding body for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body (www.proqualab.com)

and the regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual);

It is also endorsed by the sector body for construction – CITB.

The qualification has been accredited onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)

and is published on Ofqual’s Register of Qualifications.

Qualification Profile

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery

Maintenance (Construction)

Qualification title ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or

Machinery Maintenance (Construction)

Ofqual qualification number 603/2421/1

Level 2

Total Qualification Time 1920 hours (641 GLH)

Assessment

Pass or fail

Internally assessed and verified by centre staff

External quality assurance by ProQual verifiers

Qualification start date 25/9/2017

Qualification end date

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

Centres should carry out an initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify

any gaps and help plan the assessment.

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Qualification Structure

To achieve the qualification candidates must complete the nine Mandatory units plus two

Optional units.

CITB references and credit values are provided in this document for information only.

Mandatory units

Mandatory Units – complete all units

CITB reference

provided for

information

only

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Internal

Unit Ref.

M/508/6537 Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the

workplace 1 641

T/508/6538 Conforming to productive working practices in the

workplace 2 642

Y/508/6533 Moving, handling and storing resources in the

workplace 2 643

F/616/4457 Operating plant or machinery for non-operational

activities in the workplace

2 659

J/616/4458 Servicing plant or machinery in the workplace 2 660

L/616/4459

Removing and replacing plant or machinery

components to restore operational use in the

workplace

2 661

F/616/4460

Dismantling and assembling plant or machinery

components to replace worn, damaged or faulty parts

in the workplace

2 662

J/616/4461 Inspecting plant or machinery for operational

serviceability in the workplace 2 663v2

L/616/4462 Diagnosing faults in plant or machinery systems or

components in the workplace 3 664

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Optional Units

Optional Units – complete TWO units

CITB reference

provided for

information

only

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Internal

Unit Ref.

R/616/4463

Installing, repairing or modifying construction resources

by heating, welding, brazing, soldering and thermal

cutting in the workplace

2 665

Y/616/4464

Producing one-off components to restore or maintain

the operational functions or plant or machinery in the

workplace

2 666

D/616/4465 Installing plant or machinery for operational activities in

the workplace 3 667

H/616/4466 Carrying out specific tests on plant or machinery to

determine operational serviceability in the workplace 3 668v3

K/616/4467 Configuring plant or machinery for specific operational

activities in the workplace 2 669

M/616/4468 Handing over plant or machinery to the control of

others in the workplace 3 672

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Centre Requirements

Centres must be approved to offer this qualification. If your centre is not approved please

complete and submit form ProQual Additional Qualification Approval Application.

Staff

Staff delivering this qualification must be appropriately qualified and/or occupationally

competent.

Assessors/Internal Quality Assurance

Assessors for each unit must have verifiable, current industry experience and a sufficient

depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated Assessment Strategy.

Assessors and internal quality assurance verifiers for competence-based units or

qualifications will normally need to hold appropriate assessor or internal quality assurance

qualifications.

Support for Candidates

Materials produced by centres to support candidates should:

  • enable them to track their achievements as they progress through the learning

outcomes and assessment criteria;

  • provide information on where ProQual’s policies and procedures can be viewed;
  • provide a means of enabling Internal and External Quality Assurance staff to

authenticate evidence

Links to National Standards / NOS mapping

National Occupational Standards (NOS) are owned by a Sector Skills Council or Standard

Setting Body and they describe the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to

undertake a particular task or job at different levels of competence.

The structure and units of this qualification are based on NOS for the construction sector

developed by CITB.

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Assessment

This qualification is competence-based, candidates must demonstrate the level of

competence described in the units. Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s

skill, knowledge and understanding against the standards set in the qualification.

The qualifications must be assessed in a work environment and in accordance with the

ConstructionSkills’ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment, and it must be internally assessed by an appropriately experienced and

qualified assessor.

Each candidate is required to produce a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates their

achievement of all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit.

Evidence can include: – observation report by assessor

– assignments/projects/reports

– professional discussion

– witness testimony

– candidate product

– worksheets

– record of oral and written questioning

– Recognition of Prior Learning

Learning outcomes set out what a candidate is expected to know, understand or be able to

do.

Assessment criteria specify the standard a candidate must meet to show the learning

outcome has been achieved.

Learning outcomes and assessment criteria can be found from page 9.

Additional information for assessment and requirements for unit endorsements where

relevant is included after all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit.

Internal Quality Assurance

An internal quality assurance verifier confirms that assessment decisions made in centres

are made by competent and qualified assessors, that they are the result of sound and fair

assessment practice and that they are recorded accurately and appropriately.

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Adjustments to Assessment

Adjustments to standard assessment arrangements are made on the individual needs of

candidates. ProQual’s Reasonable Adjustments Policy and Special Consideration Policy sets

out the steps to follow when implementing reasonable adjustments and special

considerations and the service that ProQual provides for some of these arrangements.

Centres should contact ProQual for further information or queries about the contents of the

policy.

Results Enquiries and Appeals

All enquiries relating to assessment or other decisions should be dealt with by centres, with

reference to ProQual’s Enquiries and Appeals Procedures.

Certification

Candidates who achieve the requirements for this qualification will be awarded:

  • A certificate listing all units achieved, and
  • A certificate giving the full qualification title –

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance

(Construction)

Claiming certificates

Centres may claim certificates for candidates who have been registered with ProQual and

who have successfully achieved the qualification. All certificates will be issued to the centre

for successful candidates.

Unit certificates

If a candidate does not achieve all of the units required for a qualification, the centre may

claim a unit certificate for the candidate which will list all of the units achieved.

Replacement certificates

If a replacement certificate is required a request must be made to ProQual in writing.

Replacement certificates are labelled as such and are only provided when the claim has

been authenticated. Refer to the Fee Schedule for details of charges for replacement

certificates.

Units – Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

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Title: Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace.

Unit Number: M/508/6537

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Comply with all workplace

health, safety and welfare

legislation requirements.

1.1 Comply with information from workplace inductions and any

health, safety and welfare briefings attended relevant to the

occupational area.

1.2 Use health and safety control equipment safely to carry out

the activity in accordance with legislation and organisational

requirements.

1.3 Comply with statutory requirements, safety notices and

warning notices displayed within the workplace and/or on

equipment.

1.4 State why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used

relating to types, purpose and limitations of each type, the

work situation, occupational use and the general work

environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

1.5 State how the health and safety control equipment relevant

to the work should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

1.6 State which types of health, safety and welfare legislation,

notices and warning signs are relevant to the occupational

area and associated equipment.

1.7 State why health, safety and welfare legislation, notices and

warning signs are relevant to the occupational area.

1.8 State how to comply with control measures that have been

identified by risk assessments and safe systems of work.

2 Recognise hazards associated

with the workplace that have

not been previously controlled

and report them in accordance

with organisational

procedures.

2.1 Report any hazards created by changing circumstances

within the workplace in accordance with organisational

procedures.

2.2 List typical hazards associated with the work environment

and occupational area in relation to resources, substances,

asbestos, equipment, obstructions, storage, services and

work activities.

2.3 List the current Health and Safety Executive top ten safety

risks.

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Title: Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace.

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

2 continued 2.4 List the current Health and Safety Executive top five

health risks.

2.5 State how changing circumstances within the workplace

could cause hazards.

2.6 State the methods used for reporting changed

circumstances, hazards and incidents in the workplace.

3 Comply with organisational

policies and procedures to

contribute to health, safety

and welfare.

3.1 Interpret and comply with given instructions to maintain

safe systems of work and quality working practices.

3.2 Contribute to discussions by offering/providing

feedback relating to health, safety and welfare.

3.3 Contribute to the maintenance of workplace welfare

facilities in accordance with workplace welfare

procedures.

3.4 Safely store health and safety control equipment in

accordance with given instructions.

3.5 Dispose of waste and/or consumable items in

accordance with legislation.

3.6 State the organisational policies and procedures for

health, safety and welfare, in relation to:

– dealing with accidents and emergencies associated

with the work and environment

– methods of receiving or sourcing information

– reporting

– stopping work

– evacuation

– fire risks and safe exit procedures

– consultation and feedback.

3.7 State the appropriate types of fire extinguishers

relevant to the work.

3.8 State how and when the different types of fire

extinguishers are used in accordance with legislation

and official guidance.

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Title: Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace.

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 Work responsibly to

contribute to workplace

health, safety and welfare

whilst carrying out work in

the relevant occupational

area.

4.1 Demonstrate behaviour which shows personal

responsibility for general workplace health, safety and

welfare.

4.2 State how personal behaviour demonstrates

responsibility for general workplace health, safety and

welfare, in relation to:

– recognising when to stop work in the face of serious

and imminent danger to self and/or others

– contributing to discussions and providing feedback

– reporting changed circumstances and incidents in

the workplace

– complying with the environmental requirements of

the workplace.

4.3 Give examples of how the behaviour and actions of

individuals could affect others within the workplace.

5 Comply with and support all

organisational security

arrangements and approved

procedures.

5.1 Provide appropriate support for security arrangements

in accordance with approved procedures:

– during the working day

– on completion of the day’s work

– for unauthorised personnel (other operatives and

the general public)

– for theft.

5.2 State how security arrangements are implemented in

relation to the workplace, the general public, site

personnel and resources.

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Title: Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace.

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Area 05.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 7

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Title: Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace

Unit Number: T/508/6538

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Communicate with others to

establish productive work

practices.

1.1 Communicate in an appropriate manner with line

management, colleagues and/or customers to ensure

that work is carried out productively.

1.2 Describe the different methods of communicating with

line management, colleagues and customers.

1.3 Describe how to use different methods of

communication to ensure that the work carried out is

productive.

2 Follow organisational

procedures to plan the

sequence of work.

2.1 Interpret relevant information from organisational

procedures in order to plan the sequence of work.

2.2 Plan the sequence of work, using appropriate

resources, in accordance with organisational

procedures to ensure work is completed productively.

2.3 Describe how organisational procedures are applied to

ensure work is planned and carried out productively, in

relation to:

– using resources for own and other’s work requirements

– allocating appropriate work to employees

– organising the work sequence

– reducing carbon emissions.

2.4 Describe how to contribute to zero/low carbon work

outcomes within the built environment.

3 Maintain relevant records in

accordance with the

organisational procedures.

3.1 Complete relevant documentation according to the

occupation as required by the organisation.

3.2 Describe how to complete and maintain documentation in

accordance with organisational procedures, in relation to:

– job cards

– worksheets

– material/resource lists

– time sheets.

3.3 Explain the reasons for ensuring documentation is

completed clearly and within given timescales.

4 Maintain good working

relationships when

conforming to productive

working practices.

4.1 Carry out work productively, to the agreed

specification, in conjunction with line management,

colleagues, customers and/or other relevant people

involved in the work to maintain good working

relationships.

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Title: Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4.2 Apply the principles of equality and diversity and respect

the needs of individuals when communicating and

working with others.

4.3 Describe how to maintain good working relationships, in

relation to:

– individuals

– customer and operative

– operative and line management

– own and other occupations.

4.4 Describe why it is important to work effectively with line

management, colleagues and customers.

4.5 Describe how working relationships could have an effect

on productive working.

4.6 Describe how to apply principles of equality and diversity

when communicating and working with others.

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Title: Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Areas 05.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 10

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Title: Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace

Unit Number Y/508/6533

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Comply with given

information when moving,

handling and/or storing

resources.

1.1 Interpret the given information relating to moving,

handling and/or storing resources, relevant to the given

occupation.

1.2 Interpret the given information relating to the use and

storage of lifting aids and equipment.

1.3 Describe the different types of technical, product and

regulatory information, their source and how they are

interpreted.

1.4 State the organisational procedures developed to report

and rectify inappropriate information and unsuitable

resources and how they are implemented.

1.5 Describe how to obtain information relating to using and

storing lifting aids and equipment.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

moving, handling and/or

storing resources.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities under current legislation

and official guidance whilst working:

– in the workplace, in confined spaces, below ground

level, at height, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage

of materials and by manual handling and mechanical

lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to

site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and

who is responsible for making the reports.

2.4 State the appropriate types of fire extinguishers relevant

to the work.

2.5 Describe how and when the different types of fire

extinguishers, relevant to the given occupation, are used

in accordance with legislation and official guidance.

3 Maintain safe working

practices when moving,

handling and/or storing

resources.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely to carry

out the activity in accordance with legislation and

organisational requirements when moving, handling

and/or storing resources.

3.2 Use lifting aids safely as appropriate to the work.

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Title: Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 continued 3.3 Protect the environment in accordance with safe working

practices as appropriate to the work.

3.4 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used,

relating to moving, handling and/or storing resources, and

the types, purpose and limitations of each type, the work

situation, occupational use and the general work

environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.5 Describe how the health and safety control equipment

relevant to the work should be used in accordance with the

given instructions.

3.6 State how emergencies should be responded to in accordance

with organisational authorisation and personal skills when

involved with fires, spillages, injuries and other task-related

hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for the

methods of work to move,

handle and/or store

occupational resources.

4.1 Select the relevant resources to be moved, handled and/or

stored, associated with own work.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the occupational

resources in relation to:

– lifting and handling aids

– container(s)

– fixing, holding and securing systems.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be handled and how any

problems associated with the resources are reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources

and methods of work.

5 Prevent the risk of damage to

occupational resources and

surrounding environment

when moving, handling and/or

storing resources.

5.1 Protect occupational resources and their surrounding area

from damage in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Dispose of waste and packaging in accordance with

legislation.

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Title: Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 continued 5.3 Maintain a clean work space when moving, handling or

storing resources.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried

safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

moving, handling and/or

storing resources.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 State the purpose of the work programme and explain

why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– progress charts, timetables and estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work

programme.

7 Comply with the given

occupational resource

information to move,

handle and/or store

resources to the required

guidance.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when moving,

handling and/or storing occupational resources:

– moving, positioning, storing, securing and/or using

lifting aids and kinetic lifting techniques.

7.2 Move, handle and/or store occupational resources to

meet product information and organisational

requirements relating to three of the following:

– sheet material

– loose material

– bagged or wrapped material

– fragile material

– tools and equipment

– components

– liquids.

7.3 Describe how to apply safe work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish the authority

needed to rectify them when moving, handling and/or

storing occupational resources.

7.4 Describe the needs of other occupations when moving,

handling and/or storing resources.

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Title: Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Areas 05.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 17

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Title: Operating plant or machinery for non-operational activities in the workplace

Unit Number: F/616/4458

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

operating plant or

machinery for nonoperational activities

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments, user manuals and manufacturers’

information related to the plant or machinery operation

and the activity to be completed.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source and how

they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments, user manuals, manufacturers’

information and current regulations governing the

operation of plant and machinery

2 Organise with others the

sequence in which the work

is to be carried out when

operating plant or

machinery for nonoperational activities.

2.1 Organise the work in accordance with given information

or instructions.

2.2 Communicate with team members and other associated

occupations about the plant or machinery operation

and work to be carried out.

2.3 Describe how to communicate ideas between team

members and other associated occupations.

2.4 Describe how to organise resources in conjunction with

the progress of work.

3 Know how to comply with

relevant, current legislation,

special legal status

documents, official

guidance and organisational

procedures when operating

plant or machinery for nonoperational activities.

3.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accidents

and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height, in

confined spaces, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage of

materials and by manual handling and mechanical lifting.

3.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to

site, workplace, company and operative.

3.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and

who is responsible for making reports.

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Title: Operating plant or machinery for non-operational activities in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

operating plant or

machinery for nonoperational activities.

4.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment (if applicable) safely to carry out the activity

in accordance with current legislation and

organisational requirements when operating plant or

machinery for non-operational activities.

4.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when operating plant or machinery for nonoperational activities.

4.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to operating plant or machinery

for non-operational activities and the types, purpose

and limitations of each type, the work situation and

general work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

4.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

4.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

5 Request and select the

required quantity and

quality of resources to

operate plant or machinery

for non-operational

activities.

5.1 Request and select resources associated with own work

in relation to tools, ancillary equipment and/or

accessories and consumables.

5.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– consumables

– hand tools, ancillary equipment and/or accessories.

5.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

5.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

5.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

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Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 continued 5.6 Describe how to calculate weight, bearing pressure, quantity,

length and area associated with the method/procedure to

operate plant or machinery for non-operational activities.

6 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when operating plant

or machinery for nonoperational activities.

6.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in

accordance with safe working practices and organisational

procedures.

6.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

6.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

6.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose

of protection in relation to general workplace activities, other

occupations and adverse weather conditions.

6.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out safely

in accordance with environmental responsibilities,

organisational procedures, manufacturers’ information,

statutory regulations and official guidance.

7 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

operating plant or

machinery for nonoperational activities.

7.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated

time.

7.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain

why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme.

8 Comply with the given

contract information to

operate plant or machinery

for non-operational

activities to the required

specification.

8.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when operating plant

or machinery for non-operational activities:

– preparing, setting up, configuring, starting, manoeuvring,

running, supporting, parking, stopping and securing.

8.2 Prepare, configure and operate plant or machinery for nonoperational activities, (inspection, repair, maintenance,

testing or travel), to given working instructions for two of the

following:

– hand-operated power tools

– static machinery

– pedestrian controlled equipment

– tracked plant

– wheeled plant

– rollers.

8.3 Shut down and secure plant or machinery to given working

instructions.

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Title: Operating plant or machinery for non-operational activities in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

8 continued 8.4 Record and report findings using the appropriate

method, in accordance with given working instructions.

8.5 Safely use plant, machinery, hand tools, ancillary

equipment and/or accessories.

8.6 Safely store the plant, machinery, tools, equipment

and/or accessories used when operating plant or

machinery for non-operational activities.

8.7 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish the authority

needed to rectify them, to:

– identify capabilities, characteristic and limitations of plant

and machinery (ride on and remote control) including

hand-operated power tools, static machinery, pedestrian

controlled equipment, wheeled plant and tracked plant,

rollers

– consider the area available for the movements required

(height restrictions, obstructions, overhead /

underground obstructions, services, ventilation and point

loading)

– complete pre-use, pre-start and pre-movement checks

– prepare the plant and machine for operation

– manoeuvre and position plant and machine

– manoeuvre plant and machinery on slopes and inclines,

uneven terrain, rough terrain, un-compacted ground,

areas with restricted clearances, in inclement and

extreme weather and areas where there is other vehicle

and pedestrian traffic

– operate plant and machinery within operational

limitations

– support plant and machinery for the activity (inspection,

repair, maintenance, testing or travel)

– follow signals and instructions

– shut down, park and secure plant and machine

– immobilise plant and machinery

– prepare plant and machinery for transportation

– report findings and defects

– use hand tools, ancillary equipment and accessories

– work at height

– use access equipment

– complete and maintain records

8.8 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when operating plant

or machinery for non-operational activities.

8.9 Describe how to maintain the plant and machinery, hand

tools, ancillary equipment and/or accessories used when

operating plant or machinery for non-operational activities.

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Title: Operating plant or machinery for non-operational activities in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment

Guidance

This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in accordance with the

ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and

the Built Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience and

a sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and

must use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the

Consolidated Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery

Maintenance

Two of the following endorsements required:

Hand-operated power tools

Static machinery

Pedestrian controlled power equipment

Tracked plant

Wheeled plant

Rollers

Sector Subject

Areas

5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided

learning hours

33

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Title: Servicing plant or machinery in the workplace

Unit Number: J/616/4458

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

servicing plant or

machinery.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, procedures, method

statements, risk assessments and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source and

how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, procedures,

method statements, risk assessments,

manufacturers’ information and current regulations

associated with servicing plant and machinery.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

servicing plant or

machinery.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height, in

confined spaces, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage

of materials and by manual handling and mechanical

lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to

site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and

who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

servicing plant or

machinery.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment (if applicable) safely to carry out the activity

in accordance with current legislation and organisational

requirements when servicing plant or machinery.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when servicing plant or machinery.

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Title: Servicing plant or machinery in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 Continued 3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to servicing plant or machinery

and the types, purpose and limitations of each type, the

work situation and general work environment, in

relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

service plant or machinery.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools, equipment and

consumables.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– consumables

– fluids, fuels, lubricants, and coolants

– service items: filters, drive belts, brake components,

bulbs, fuses, gaskets and seals

– fastenings, nuts and bolts, pins and clips

– hand tools, portable powered tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, volume, length, area

and wastage associated with the method/procedure to

service plant and machinery.

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Title: Servicing plant or machinery in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

servicing plant or

machinery.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage

in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out

safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

servicing plant or

machinery.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain

why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

service plant or machinery

to the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when servicing plant or

machinery:

– replenishing, replacing, lubricating, unfastening, aligning,

assembling, positioning, fixing, fastening, and securing.

7.2 Service plant or machinery to given working instructions for

five of the following:

– replenish or replace fluids, fuels, lubricants, coolants

– replace service items (filters, drive belts, brake

components, bulbs, fuses, gaskets, seals)

– lubricate parts, components, linkages, cables

– flush through cooling, lubrication and fluid systems

– clean parts and components

– secure fastenings, nuts, bolts etc.

7.3 Complete functional, operational and safety checks on

plant or machinery, to given working instructions.

7.4 Report findings of the servicing of plant or machinery.

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Title: Servicing plant or machinery in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Continued 7.5 Complete and maintain records on the service of plant

or machinery.

7.6 Safely use and handle materials, hand tools, portable

power tools and ancillary equipment.

7.7 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when servicing plant or machinery.

7.8 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– refer to workshop manuals, parts manuals, guides

and technical service bulletins, electronic data and

cross reference information

– apply routine and non-routine maintenance service

methods and procedures required by the

manufacturer and owner

– identify requirements of periodic, scheduled and

event based servicing methods

– replace service items (filters, drive belts, brake

components, bulbs, fuses, gaskets, seals)

– lubricate parts, components, linkages, cables

– flush through cooling, lubrication and fluid systems

– clean parts and components

– secure fastenings, nuts, bolts etc.

– work on high temperature and high pressure

components and systems

– check for defects by sight, touch, smell and sound

– complete functional, operational and safety checks

– report findings

– use hand tools, portable power tools and

equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment

– complete and maintain records.

7.9 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when servicing

plant or machinery.

7.10 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when servicing plant or machinery.

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Title: Servicing plant or machinery in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment

Guidance

This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in accordance the

ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and

the Built Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience and a

sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and must

use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ Structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery

Maintenance (Construction)

Five of the following endorsements required:

Fluids, fuels, lubricants, coolants

Service items

Lubrication

Flushing through

Cleaning parts and components

Fastenings secured

Sector Subject

Areas

5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for

use

Shared unit

Unit guided

learning hours

47

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Title: Removing and replacing plant or machinery components to restore

operational use in the workplace

Unit Number: L/616/4459

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

removing and replacing

plant or machinery

components to restore

operational use.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments, workshop manuals, technical service

bulletins, parts manuals and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source and

how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, method

statements, risk assessments, workshop manuals,

technical service bulletins, parts manuals,

manufacturers’ information and current regulations

associated with plant and machinery maintenance.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

removing and replacing

plant or machinery

components to restore

operational use.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accidents

and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height, in

confined spaces, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage of

materials and by manual handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to

site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and

who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

removing and replacing

plant or machinery

components to restore

operational use.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment (if applicable) safely to carry out the activity

in accordance with current legislation and organisational

requirements when removing and replacing plant or

machinery components to restore operational use.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when removing and replacing plant or machinery

components to restore operational use.

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Title: Removing and replacing plant or machinery components to restore

operational use in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 Continued 3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used,

relating to removing and replacing plant or machinery

components to restore operational use and the types,

purpose and limitations of each type, the work situation and

general work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

remove and replace plant or

machinery components to

restore operational use.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, fittings, tools,

equipment and consumables.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– fixings and fittings

– consumables

– hand tools, portable powered tools, specialist tools

and equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to

remove and replace plant and machinery components

to restore operational use.

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Title: Removing and replacing plant or machinery components to restore

operational use in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

removing and replacing

plant or machinery

components to restore

operational use.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage

in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out

safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

removing and replacing

plant or machinery

components to restore

operational use.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain

why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

remove and replace plant or

machinery components to

restore operational use to

the required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when removing and

replacing plant or machinery components to restore

operational use:

– marking, supporting, unfastening, releasing, cleaning,

lubricating, protecting, aligning, adjusting, fitting, fixing,

securing, fastening and soldering.

7.2 Remove and replace seven of the following plant or

machinery components to restore operational use to given

working instructions:

– housing

– transmission

– steering

– track or running gear

– hydraulics

– pump

– brakes

– electrics

– electronics

– ancillaries (blade, wear pads, boom, cab).

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Title: Removing and replacing plant or machinery components to restore

operational use in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Continued 7.3 Complete functional, operational and safety checks on

plant or machinery components, to given working

instructions.

7.4 Complete and maintain records when removing and

replacing plant or machinery components to restore

operational use.

7.5 Safely use and handle materials, hand tools, specialist

tools, portable power tools and ancillary equipment.

7.6 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when removing and replacing plant or machinery

components to restore operational use.

7.7 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– prepare and isolate plant and machine and notify

others

– identify components and tag or label

– mark components prior to removal, punch, paint,

chalk, scribe, label, and tape to assist replacement

– release residual energy, electric, pressure (sprung,

hydraulic, pneumatic) and fluid (fuels, coolants and

lubricants)

– support components

– protect components, threads, keyways, seals, faces,

wires, links and connections

– remove and replace the following components:

housing, transmission, steering, track or running

gear, hydraulics, pump, brakes, electrics,

electronics, ancillaries (blade, wear pads, boom,

cab)

– position, align and connect components with push

and press fit, soldering, locking pins, threaded

devices, clips and specialist retaining devices

– apply torque loadings

– assess the operational integrity of replaced

components

– use hand tools, portable power tools, specialist tools

and equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment

– complete and maintain records.

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Title: Removing and replacing plant or machinery components to restore

operational use in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Continued 7.8 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when removing

and replacing plant or machinery components to

restore operational use.

7.9 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

when removing and replacing plant or machinery

components to restore operational use.

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Title: Removing and replacing plant or machinery components to restore operational

use in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment

Guidance

This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in accordance with the

ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and

the Built Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience and

a sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and

must use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the

Consolidated Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ Structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery

Maintenance (Construction)

Seven of the following endorsements required:

Housing

Transmission

Steering

Track or running gear

Hydraulic

Pump

Brakes

Electrical

Electronic

Ancillaries

Sector Subject

Areas

5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided

learning hours

117

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Title: Dismantling and assembling plant or machinery components to replace worn,

damaged or faulty parts in the workplace

Unit Number: F/616/4460

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

dismantling and assembling

plant or machinery

components to replace

worn, damaged or faulty

parts.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments, workshop manuals, technical service

bulletins, parts manuals and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source and

how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, method

statements, risk assessments, manufacturers’

information and current regulations associated with

the dismantling and assembly of plant and

machinery components.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

dismantling and assembling

plant or machinery

components to replace

worn, damaged or faulty

parts.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height, in

confined spaces, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage

of materials and by manual handling and mechanical

lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to

site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and

who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

dismantling and assembling

plant or machinery

components to replace

worn, damaged or faulty

parts.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment (if applicable) safely to carry out the activity

in accordance with current legislation and organisational

requirements when dismantling and assembling plant or

machinery components to replace worn, damaged or

faulty parts.

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Title: Dismantling and assembling plant or machinery components to replace worn,

damaged or faulty parts in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 Continued 3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when dismantling and assembling plant or

machinery components to replace worn, damaged or

faulty parts.

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to dismantling and assembling

plant or machinery components to replace worn,

damaged or faulty parts and the types, purpose and

limitations of each type, the work situation and general

work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

dismantle and assemble

plant or machinery

components to replace

worn, damaged or faulty

parts.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools, equipment and

consumables.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– fixtures and fittings

– consumables

– hand tools, portable powered tools, specialist tools

and equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

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Title: Dismantling and assembling plant or machinery components to replace worn,

damaged or faulty parts in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 Continued 4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to

dismantle and assemble plant and machinery

components to replace worn, damaged or faulty parts.

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

dismantling and assembling

plant or machinery

components to replace

worn, damaged or faulty

parts.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage

in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out

safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

dismantling and assembling

plant or machinery

components to replace

worn, damaged or faulty

parts.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated

times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work

programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

dismantle and assemble

plant or machinery

components to replace

worn, damaged or faulty

parts to the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when dismantling

and assembling plant or machinery components to

replace worn, damaged or faulty parts:

– measuring, marking, supporting, unfastening,

releasing, cleaning, lubricating, protecting, aligning,

adjusting, fitting, fixing, securing, fastening and

soldering.

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Title: Dismantling and assembling plant or machinery components to replace worn,

damaged or faulty parts in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Continued 7.2 Dismantle and assemble plant or machinery

components and sub-assemblies to replace worn,

damaged or faulty parts, to given working instructions,

for four of the following:

– power unit

– transmission

– steering

– hydraulics

– pump

– brakes

– electrics

– electronics

– ancillaries (blade, boom, cab, drives).

7.3 Complete functional, operational and safety checks on

plant or machinery components, to given working

instructions.

7.4 Complete and maintain records when dismantling and

assembling plant or machinery components to replace

worn, damaged or faulty parts.

7.5 Safely use and handle materials, hand tools, specialist

tools, portable power tools and ancillary equipment.

7.6 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when dismantling and assembling plant or machinery

components to replace worn, damaged or faulty parts.

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Title: Dismantling and assembling plant or machinery components to replace worn,

damaged or faulty parts in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Continued 7.7 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– prepare and isolate plant and machine and notify

others

– identify components and tag or label

– release residual energy, electric, pressure (sprung,

hydraulic, pneumatic) and fluid (fuels, coolants and

lubricants)

– mark component parts prior to dismantling, punch,

paint, chalk, scribe, label, and tape to assist

assembly

– measure and inspect component parts and subassemblies for serviceability

– support components and sub-assemblies

– protect components and sub-assemblies, threads,

keyways, seals, faces, wires, links and connections

– dismantle and assemble the following components:

power unit, transmission, steering, hydraulics,

pump, brakes, electrics, electronics, ancillaries

(blade, boom, cab, drives)

– replace worn, damaged or faulty parts

– position, align and connect component parts and

sub-assemblies with push and press fit, soldering,

locking pins, threaded devices, clips and specialist

retaining devices

– apply torque loadings

– assess the operational integrity of repaired

component and sub assembly

– use hand tools, portable power tools, specialist tools

and equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment

– complete and maintain records.

7.8 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when

dismantling and assembling plant or machinery

components to replace worn, damaged or faulty parts.

7.9 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

when dismantling and assembling plant or machinery

components to replace worn, damaged or faulty parts.

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Title: Dismantling and assembling plant or machinery components to replace worn,

damaged or faulty parts in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment

Guidance

This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in accordance with :the

ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and

the Built Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience

and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge,

and must use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the

Consolidated Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ Structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery

Maintenance (Construction)

Four of the following endorsements required:

Power unit

Transmission

Steering

Hydraulic

Pump

Brake

Electrical

Electronic

Sector Subject Areas 5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning

hours

117

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Title: Inspecting plant or machinery for operational serviceability in the workplace

Unit Number: J/616/4461

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

inspecting plant or

machinery for operational

serviceability.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments, workshop manuals, technical service

bulletins, parts manuals and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source and

how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, method

statements, risk assessments, workshop manuals,

technical service bulletins, parts manuals,

manufacturers’ information and current regulations

associated with the inspection, examination and test

of plant and machinery.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

inspecting plant or

machinery for operational

serviceability.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height, in

confined spaces, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage

of materials and by manual handling and mechanical

lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to

site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and

who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

inspecting plant or

machinery for operational

serviceability.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment (if applicable) safely to carry out the activity

in accordance with current legislation and organisational

requirements when inspecting plant or machinery for

operational serviceability.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when inspecting plant or machinery for

operational serviceability.

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Title: Inspecting Plant or Machinery for Operational Serviceability in the Workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 Continued 3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used,

relating inspecting plant or machinery for operational

serviceability and the types, purpose and limitations of each

type, the work situation and general work environment, in

relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and personal

skills when involved with fires, spillages, injuries and other

task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

inspect plant or machinery

for operational

serviceability.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools, equipment and

consumables.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– consumables

– inspection equipment

– fixings

– hand tools, portable powered tools, specialist tools and

equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how

problems associated with the resources are reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources

and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and wastage

associated with the method/procedure to inspect plant and

machinery for operational serviceability.

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Title: Inspecting Plant or Machinery for Operational Serviceability in the Workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

inspecting plant or

machinery for operational

serviceability.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage

in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out

safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

inspecting plant or

machinery for operational

serviceability.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain

why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

inspect plant or machinery

for operational

serviceability to the

required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when inspecting plant

or machinery for operational serviceability:

– inspecting, checking, recording and reporting.

7.2 Complete the following inspections to given working

instructions:

– routine checks, daily, weekly

– periodic e.g. monthly, annual, number, hours run

– pre-use, delivery

– post-use, return, off hire.

7.3 Record and report results and findings of inspection

using the appropriate method, in accordance with given

working instructions.

7.4 Safely use and handle materials, hand tools, specialist

tools, portable power tools and ancillary equipment.

7.5 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when inspecting plant or machinery for operational

serviceability.

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Title: Inspecting plant or machinery for operational serviceability in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Continued 7.6 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– identify inspection criteria

– conduct inspections, daily/weekly, periodic

(monthly, annual, number and hours run), pre-use

and post-use and returned items

– identify the difference between test, inspection and

thorough examination

– check the calibration of inspection tools and

equipment

– use specialist inspection equipment and test and

diagnostic aids

– identify deterioration, damage, excess wear and

leaks

– identify non-critical defects

– identify critical defects

– classify the serviceability of plant and machinery

– consider plant and machinery life expectancy

– report findings

– use hand tools, portable power tools, specialist tools

and equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment

– complete and maintain records.

7.7 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team inspecting plant

or machinery for operational serviceability.

7.8 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

when inspecting plant or machinery for operational

serviceability.

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Title: Inspecting plant or machinery for operational serviceability in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment

Guidance

This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in accordance with the

ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and

the Built Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience

and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge,

and must use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the

Consolidated Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Areas 5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning

hours

87

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance (Construction)

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Title: Diagnosing faults in plant or machinery systems or components in the

workplace

Unit Number: L/616/4462

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

diagnosing faults in plant or

machinery systems or

components.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments, workshop manuals, technical service

bulletins, parts manuals and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source and

how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, method

statements, risk assessments, manufacturers’

information and current regulations associated with

diagnosing faults in plant or machinery systems or

components.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

diagnosing faults in plant or

machinery systems or

components.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accidents

and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height, in

confined spaces, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage of

materials and by manual handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to

site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and

who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

diagnosing faults in plant or

machinery systems or

components.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment (if applicable) safely to carry out the activity

in accordance with current legislation and organisational

requirements when diagnosing faults in plant or

machinery systems or components.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when diagnosing faults in plant or machinery

systems or components.

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Title: Diagnosing faults in plant or machinery systems or components in the

workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 continued 3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to diagnosing faults in plant or

machinery systems or components, and the types,

purpose and limitations of each type, the work situation

and general work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

diagnose faults in plant or

machinery systems or

components.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools, equipment and

consumables.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– hand tools, portable powered tools, specialist

diagnostic and testing tools and ancillary

equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area, volume

and wastage associated with the method/procedure to

diagnose faults in plant and machinery systems and

components.

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Title: Diagnosing faults in plant or machinery systems or components in the

workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

diagnosing faults in plant or

machinery systems or

components.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage

in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out

safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

diagnosing faults in plant or

machinery systems or

components.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain

why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

diagnose faults in plant or

machinery systems or

components to the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when diagnosing faults

in plant or machinery systems or components:

– selecting, investigating, interrogating, observing,

listening, smelling, feeling, applying, identifying,

collecting, analysing, interpreting, diagnosing and

reporting.

7.2 Identify and diagnose functional and operational faults in

plant or machinery, systems or components to given working

instructions for four of the following:

– power unit

– transmission

– steering

– hydraulics

– pump

– brakes

– pneumatics

– electrical

– electronic

– operating ancillaries or attachments.

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Title: Diagnosing faults in plant or machinery systems or components in the

workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.3 Complete functional, operational and safety checks on plant

or machinery systems or components, to given working

instructions.

7.4 Complete and maintain records when diagnosing faults in

plant or machinery systems or components.

7.5 Safely use and handle materials, hand tools, portable power

tools, specialist diagnostic and testing tools and ancillary

equipment.

7.6 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used when

diagnosing faults in plant or machinery systems or

components.

7.7 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish the authority

needed to rectify them, to:

– collect and collate information from operators and users

on symptoms and problems

– consider information from existing records

– analyse information to define the diagnosis start point

– investigate and establish the most likely causes of the

faults

– observe the operational functions of plant and machinery

components and systems

– interpret sounds and smells

– collect and analyse data from diagnostic aids; multimeters, pressure and flow gauges, computers, test lamps,

portable appliance testing equipment and other specialist

tools and equipment

– identify faults and determine the cause

– determine and suggest repair requirements for faults in

power units, transmissions, steering, hydraulic systems,

pumps, brakes, pneumatic systems, electrical systems,

electronic components and operating ancillaries and

attachments

– categorise faults by type (continual, intermittent or

breakdown)

– apply situational awareness to select routine and nonroutine fault diagnosis procedures

– determine the implications of faults for other work and

the operational safety of the plant or machinery

– report, mark, tag and place notices on plant and

machinery systems and components deemed hazardous

– use hand tools, specialist diagnostic and testing tools,

portable power tools and equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment

– complete and maintain records.

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Title: Diagnosing faults in plant or machinery systems or components in the

workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.8 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when diagnosing

faults in plant or machinery systems or components.

7.9 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

when diagnosing faults in plant or machinery systems or

components.

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Title: Diagnosing faults in plant or machinery systems or components in the

workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in accordance with

the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for

Construction and the Built Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience

and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge,

and must use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the

Consolidated Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery

Maintenance (Construction)

Four of the following endorsements required:

Power unit

Transmission

Steering

Hydraulic

Pump

Brake

Pneumatic

Electrical

Electronic

Operating ancillaries and attachments

Sector Subject Areas 5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning

hours

80

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance (Construction)

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Title: Installing, repairing or modifying construction resources by heating, welding,

brazing, soldering and thermal cutting in the workplace

Unit Number: R/616/4463

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

installing, repairing or

modifying construction

resources by heating,

welding, brazing, soldering

and thermal cutting.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments, workshop manuals and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source and

how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, method

statements, risk assessments, manufacturers’

information and current regulations associated with

heating, welding, brazing, soldering and thermal

cutting.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

installing, repairing or

modifying construction

resources by heating,

welding, brazing, soldering

and thermal cutting.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height, in

confined spaces, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage

of materials and by manual handling and mechanical

lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to

site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and

who is responsible for making reports.

2.4 Describe the types of fire extinguishers available when

installing, repairing or modifying construction resources

by heating, welding, brazing, soldering and thermal

cutting and describe how and when they are used.

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Title: Installing, repairing or modifying construction resources by heating, welding,

brazing, soldering and thermal cutting in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

installing, repairing or

modifying construction

resources by heating,

welding, brazing, soldering

and thermal cutting.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment (if applicable) safely to carry out the activity

in accordance with current legislation and

organisational requirements when installing, repairing

or modifying construction resources by heating,

welding, brazing, soldering and thermal cutting.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when installing, repairing or modifying

construction resources by heating, welding, brazing,

soldering and thermal cutting.

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used,

relating to installing, repairing or modifying construction

resources by heating, welding, brazing, soldering and thermal

cutting and the types, purpose and limitations of each type,

the work situation and general work environment, in relation

to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

install, repair or modify

construction resources by

heating, welding, brazing,

soldering and thermal

cutting.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools, equipment and

consumables.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– jigs and fixings

– consumables, gases, welding rods/wires

– solders and fluxes

– hand tools, portable powered tools, heating, welding and

cutting equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how

problems associated with the resources are reported.

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Title: Installing, repairing or modifying construction resources by heating, welding,

brazing, soldering and thermal cutting in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 continued 4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area, volume

and wastage associated with the method/procedure to

heat, weld, braze, solder and thermal cut construction

resources.

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

installing, repairing or

modifying construction

resources by heating,

welding, brazing, soldering

and thermal cutting.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage

in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out

safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

installing, repairing or

modifying construction

resources by heating,

welding, brazing, soldering

and thermal cutting.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated

times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work

programme.

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Title: Installing, repairing or modifying construction resources by heating, welding,

brazing, soldering and thermal cutting in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

install, repair or modify

construction resources by

heating, welding, brazing,

soldering and thermal

cutting.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when installing,

repairing or modifying construction resources by

heating, welding, brazing, soldering and thermal

cutting:

– measuring, marking out, fitting, heating, preparing,

positioning, securing, joining, cutting and finishing.

7.2 Heat components to given working instructions to

achieve two of the following:

– free components (thermal shock)

– heat treat

– reduce or remove corrosion

– adjust (localised/spot)

– expansion and contraction fit.

7.3 Join ferrous and non-ferrous metals to given working

instructions using two of the following welding

techniques:

– oxygen and fuel gas

– manual metal arc

– metal inert gas shielded or metal active gas shielded

– tungsten inert gas shielded.

7.4 Join metals to given working instructions by brazing

using oxygen and fuel gas.

7.5 Join metals by soldering to given working instructions using

one of the following techniques:

– oxygen and fuel gas

– iron and flux

– electrical soldering iron.

7.6 Create two of the following joints in metals:

– butt

– lap

– fillet

– corner.

7.7 Carry out joint work to given working instructions for two of

the following positions:

– flat

– vertical / horizontal

– vertical

– overhead.

7.8 Cut materials by thermal cutting using one of the following:

– oxy fuel gas arc

– plasma arc.

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Title: Installing, repairing or modifying construction resources by heating, welding,

brazing, soldering and thermal cutting in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.9 Safely use and handle materials, hand tools, portable

power tools, welding, heating and cutting equipment,

ancillaries and gases.

7.10 Safely move gases when installing, repairing or

modifying construction resources by heating, welding,

brazing, soldering and thermal cutting.

7.11 Safely store the materials, tools, equipment and gases

used when installing, repairing or modifying

construction resources by heating, welding, brazing,

soldering and thermal cutting.

7.12 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish the authority

needed to rectify them, to:

– assess requirements for the repair or maintenance of

metal by joining, heating and cutting

– validate appropriate ways in which the work should be

carried out

– maintain the principles of minimum intervention and

reversible alterations

– protect surrounding components

– identify metal properties

– relate equilibrium diagrams to metal types/properties

– purge and vent tanks and containers (gas free

certification)

– work with hot materials and components

– identify the advantages and disadvantages of welding

processes; oxygen and fuel gas, manual metal arc, metal

inert gas or metal active gas and tungsten inert gas

shielded

– apply principles and methods of preparing, joining,

cutting and heating ferrous and non-ferrous metals (type

of joint, material thickness, gaps, measuring, cleaning,

position, tacks, pre-treatment, parameters, nozzle,

voltage, amperes, wire speed, flow rates, restarts, posttreatment)

– join metals by welding, soldering and brazing

– recognise joint types (butt, lap, fillet, corner)

– inspect joints by non-destructive testing (visual, x-ray and

dye penetrates, ultraviolet and ultrasonic) and

destructive testing (bend test, tensile, nick break and

weld etch)

– finish and dress joints

– cut materials using thermal cutting methods, oxy fuel

gas, plasma arc

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Title: Installing, repairing or modifying construction resources by heating, welding,

brazing, soldering and thermal cutting in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.12

contd

– recognise the effects of applying heat to metal

(distortion, heat effected zone)

– use and store fuel gases

– recognise and determine when specialist skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

– use hand tools, portable power tools and

equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment.

7.13 Describe the needs of other occupations associated

with heating, welding, brazing, soldering and thermal

cutting and how to effectively communicate within a

team when installing, repairing or modifying

construction resources.

7.14 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when installing, repairing or modifying

construction resources by heating, welding, brazing,

soldering and thermal cutting.

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Title: Installing, repairing or modifying construction resources by heating, welding,

brazing, soldering and thermal cutting in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in accordance with the

ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and the

Built Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience and a

sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and must

use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy. Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ structure. ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant

or Machinery Maintenance (Construction)

Heating: Two of the following endorsements required:

Components freed

Heat treatment

Corrosion reduction/removal

Adjustment

Expansion and contraction fit

Welding: Two of the following endorsements required:

Oxygen and fuel gas

Manual metal arc

MIG or MAG

Tungsten inert gas

Soldering: One of the following endorsements required:

Oxygen and fuel gas

Iron and flux

Electric soldering iron

Joints: Two of the following endorsements required:

Butt

Lap

Fillet

Corner

Positions: Two of the following endorsements required:

Flat

Vertical/horizontal

Vertical

Overhead

Thermal cutting: One of the following endorsements required:

Oxy fuel gas

Plasma

Sector Subject Areas 5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning

hours

100

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Title: Producing one-off components to restore or maintain the operational

functions of plant or machinery in the workplace

Unit Number: Y/616/4464

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

producing one-off

components to restore or

maintain the operational

functions of plant or

machinery.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments, workshop manuals, parts manuals and

manufacturers’ information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source and how

they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments, workshop manuals, parts manuals,

manufacturers’ information and current regulations

governing and associated with plant and machinery

maintenance.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

producing one-off

components to restore or

maintain the operational

functions of plant or

machinery.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accidents

and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height, in

confined spaces, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage of

materials and by manual handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to

site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and

who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

producing one-off

components to restore or

maintain the operational

functions of plant or

machinery

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment (if applicable) safely to carry out the activity

in accordance with current legislation and organisational

requirements when producing one-off components to

restore or maintain the operational functions of plant or

machinery.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when producing one-off components to restore

or maintain the operational functions of plant or

machinery.

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Title: Producing one-off components to restore or maintain the operational

functions of plant or machinery in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 continued 3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used,

relating to producing one-off components to restore or

maintain the operational functions of plant or machinery and

the types, purpose and limitations of each type, the work

situation and general work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

produce one-off

components to restore or

maintain the operational

functions of plant or

machinery.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, fittings, tools,

equipment and consumables.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– plant and machinery components

– fixings and fittings

– consumables

– hand tools, portable power tools, powered tools and

equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area, volume

and wastage associated with the method/procedure to

produce one–off components to restore or maintain the

operational function of plant and machinery.

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Title: Producing one-off components to restore or maintain the operational

functions of plant or machinery in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

producing one-off

components to restore or

maintain the operational

functions of plant or

machinery.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in

accordance with safe working practices and organisational

procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose

of protection in relation to general workplace activities, other

occupations and adverse weather conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out safely

in accordance with environmental responsibilities,

organisational procedures, manufacturers’ information,

statutory regulations and official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

producing one-off

components to restore or

maintain the operational

functions of plant or

machinery.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated

time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain

why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

produce one-off

components to restore or

maintain the operational

functions of plant or

machinery to the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when produce one-off

components to restore or maintain the operational functions

of plant or machinery:

– measuring, marking out, disassembling, cutting, drilling,

filing, shaping, joining, assembling, fitting, fixing and

securing.

7.2 Produce two one-off components by modification and/or

replacement to given working instructions (e.g. for emergency

or temporary repair (safety or operational), to counter

operational time delays, when manufacturers component(s)

are unavailable or obsolete, when it is cost effective or

specialist tools).

7.3 Complete functional, operational and safety checks on one-off

components produced, to given working instructions.

7.4 Complete and maintain records when producing one-off

components to restore or maintain the operational functions

of plant or machinery.

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Title: Producing one-off components to restore or maintain the operational

functions of plant or machinery in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.5 Safely use and handle materials, hand tools, portable

power tools, power tools and ancillary equipment.

7.6 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when producing one-off components to restore or

maintain the operational functions of plant or

machinery.

7.7 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– assess requirements for repair or maintenance

– validate appropriate ways in which the work should

be carried out

– maintain the principles of minimum intervention

and reversible alteration

– determine the durability of the one off component,

temporary or permanent

– transfer dimensions and measurements (hole

location and spacing)

– produce templates

– work from patterns, representative work pieces and

components

– produce one-off components for emergency and

temporary repair (safety and operational), to

counter operational time delays, when it is cost

effective and to make specialist tools

– apply manufacturers’ criteria for the production of

specialist tools

– determine the characteristics of materials and

differing mating surfaces (cast iron, steel, alloy,

plastic)

– select and modify existing components by shaping,

cutting, drilling, filing, threading (internal and

external), fabrication, welding and machining

– select methods of securing one off components,

bolts, screws, clamps, rivets, joints (thermal and

adhesive) and specialist retaining devices (circlips,

cotter pins, woodruff keys)

– recover and store reusable materials and

components

– use hand tools, portable power tools, power tools

and equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment

– complete and maintain records

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Title: Producing one-off components to restore or maintain the operational

functions of plant or machinery in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.8 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when producing

one-off components to restore or maintain the

operational functions of plant or machinery.

7.9 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

when producing one-off components to restore or

maintain the operational functions of plant or

machinery.

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Title: Producing One-off Components to Restore or Maintain the Operational

Functions of Plant or Machinery in the Workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Areas 5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 63

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Title: Installing plant or machinery for operational activities in the workplace

Unit Number: D/616/4465

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

installing plant or

machinery for operational

activities.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments, installation manuals and

manufacturers’ information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source and

how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, method

statements, risk assessments, installation manuals

manufacturers’ information and current regulations

associated with the installation of plant and

machinery.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

installing plant or

machinery for operational

activities.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height, in

confined spaces, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage

of materials and by manual handling and mechanical

lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to

site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and

who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

installing plant or

machinery for operational

activities.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment (if applicable) safely to carry out the activity

in accordance with current legislation and organisational

requirements when installing plant or machinery for

operational activities.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when installing plant or machinery for

operational activities.

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Title: Installing plant or machinery for operational activities in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 continued 3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to installing plant or machinery

for operational activities and the types, purpose and

limitations of each type, the work situation and general

work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

install plant or machinery

for operational activities.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools, equipment and

consumables.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– lifting accessories

– fastening, ties, anchors and fixings

– consumables

– measuring and levelling equipment

– hand tools, portable powered tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, volume, area

and wastage associated with the method/procedure to

install plant or machinery for operational activities.

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Title: Installing plant or machinery for operational activities in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

installing plant or machinery

for operational activities.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage

in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out

safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

installing plant or machinery

for operational activities.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain

why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

install plant or machinery

for operational activities to

the required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when installing plant or

machinery for operational activities:

– measuring, marking, aligning, laying, levelling, plumbing,

adjusting, fitting, connecting, fixing, fastening and

securing.

7.2 Install plant or machinery to given working instructions for

one of the following types:

– crane (mobile or ringer)

– tower crane

– hoist (passenger, goods or building maintenance units)

– rig (demolition, piling or drilling)

– excavation or vacuum plant or machinery

– batching, mixing or blending plants

– crushing or screening plants

– power generation equipment

– pump

– climate management machines

– concrete placing boom.

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Title: Installing plant or machinery for operational activities in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.3 Complete functional, operational and safety checks on

plant or machinery, to given working instructions.

7.4 Complete and maintain records when installing plant

or machinery for operational activities.

7.5 Safely use and handle materials, hand tools, portable

power tools, measuring instruments and ancillary

equipment.

7.6 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when installing plant or machinery for operational

activities.

7.7 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– install plant and machinery; mobile and ringer cranes,

tower cranes, passenger and goods hoists, piling and

drilling rigs, excavation plant or machinery, batching

plants, crushing and screening plants, power generation

equipment, pumps, climate management machines

– assess suitability of conditions for installation

requirements (site layout, location, availability of space,

levels, prevailing weather conditions)

– operate and control lifting equipment and lifting aids

– confirm the integrity of lifting accessories

– consider the resources required for the installation of

plant and machinery

– confirm parts, components, attachments, accessories

are available to complete the installation

– secure plant and machinery parts and components for

movement and lifting into position

– align, attach and secure plant and machinery parts and

components (tied in, pinned, clamped, bolted and

screwed)

– fixing plant or machinery to load bearing structures

– install and test anchors and ties

– route, lay, connect and secure cables, pipes and hoses

– connect power supplies

– make adjustments to ensure optimum operational

function

– liaise with client, customer or their representatives

– deal with damages and defects that can occur during

installation, misaligned components, cracked casings

and housings, leaks, scoring and marking of parts and

components and breakages

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Title: Installing plant or machinery for operational activities in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.7

contd

– confirm installation functionality meets quality

expectations

– complete functional operational and safety checks

– use hand tools, portable power tools and

equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment

– complete and maintain records.

7.8 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when installing

plant or machinery for operational activities.

7.9 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when installing plant or machinery for

operational activities.

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Title: Installing plant or machinery for operational activities in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment

Guidance

This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in accordance with the

ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and the

Built Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience and a

sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and must use

a combination of assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance

(Construction)

One of the following endorsements required:

Mobile or ringer crane

Tower cane

Hoist

Rig (piling/drilling/demolition)

Excavation/vacuum plant machinery

Batching/mixing/blending plant

Crushing/screening plant

Power generation equipment

Pump

Climate management machines

Concrete placing boom

Sector Subject

Areas

5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for

use

Shared unit

Unit guided

learning hours

120

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance (Construction)

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Title: Carrying out specific tests on plant or machinery to determine operational

serviceability in the workplace

Unit Number: H/616/4466

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

carrying out specific tests

on plant or machinery to

determine operational

serviceability.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments, workshop manuals, technical service

bulletins, parts manuals and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source and

how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, method

statements, risk assessments, workshop manuals,

technical service bulletins, parts manuals,

manufacturers’ information and current regulations

associated with the specific testing of plant or

machinery.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

carrying out specific tests

on plant or machinery to

determine operational

serviceability.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height, in

confined spaces, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage

of materials and by manual handling and mechanical

lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to

site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and

who is responsible for making reports.

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Title: Carrying out specific tests on plant or machinery to determine operational

serviceability in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

carrying out specific tests on

plant or machinery to

determine operational

serviceability.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment (if applicable) safely to carry out the activity

in accordance with current legislation and

organisational requirements when carrying out specific

tests on plant or machinery to determine operational

serviceability.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when carrying out specific tests on plant or

machinery to determine operational serviceability.

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to carrying out specific tests on

plant or machinery to determine operational

serviceability and the types, purpose and limitations of

each type, the work situation and general work

environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

carry out specific tests on

plant or machinery to

determine operational

serviceability.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings/fittings, tools,

equipment and consumables.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– consumables

– fixings and fittings

– hand tools, portable power tools, specialist test

equipment and ancillary equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

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Title: Carrying out specific tests on plant or machinery to determine operational

serviceability in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 Continued 4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, volume, area

and wastage associated with the method/procedure to

conduct specific tests on plant or machinery to

determine operational serviceability.

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

carrying out specific tests on

plant or machinery to

determine operational

serviceability.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage

in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out

safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

carrying out specific tests on

plant or machinery to

determine operational

serviceability.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated

times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work

programme.

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Title: Carrying out specific tests on plant or machinery to determine operational

serviceability in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

carry out specific tests on

plant or machinery to

determine operational

serviceability to the

required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when carrying out

specific tests on plant or machinery to determine operational

serviceability:

– measuring, testing and comparing.

7.2 Complete specific tests to given working instructions on four

of the following:

– electric systems

– cooling systems

– lubrication systems

– emission control

– hydraulic systems

– hydrostatic drive

– transmission systems

– pneumatic systems

– braking systems

– vibration management

– steering/suspension systems

– generator output control

– electronic management

– powered access equipment

– material handling equipment

– water pumps

– craneage

– lifting equipment

– load testing (cranes, hoists, MEWPs, MHE)

7.3 Complete fests to given working instructions for the

following:

– statutory requirement

– compliance with policy and procedures

– operational efficiency (speeds, flow rates,

consumption, emissions, outputs).

7.4 Complete functional, operational and safety checks on

plant or machinery, to given working instructions.

7.5 Complete and maintain records when carrying out

specific tests on plant or machinery to determine

operational serviceability.

7.6 Safely use and handle materials, hand tools, portable

power tools, specialist test equipment and ancillary

equipment.

7.7 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when carrying out specific tests on plant or machinery

to determine operational serviceability.

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Title: Carrying out specific tests on plant or machinery to determine operational

serviceability in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Continued 7.8 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish the authority

needed to rectify them, to:

– isolate plant, machinery and components

– confirm calibration of test equipment

– test electric systems, cooling systems, lubrication

systems, hydraulic systems, hydrostatic drive,

transmission systems, pneumatic systems, braking

systems, vibration management, steering/suspension

systems, generator output control, electronic

management, powered access equipment, material

handling equipment, water pumps, craneage, lifting

equipment and load testing (cranes, hoists, MEWPs,

MHE)

– conduct tests for statutory requirements, compliance

with policy and procedures and operational efficiency

(speeds, flow rates, consumption, emissions, output)

– collect measurements, readings, input and output data,

working cycle times and tolerances

– identify and assess the relevance of inconsistent data

– make allowances for situation, environment,

atmospheric conditions

– operate pressure gauge, flow gauge, multi-meter,

portable appliance testing equipment, computer aided

diagnostic software, test lamp, compression

measurement equipment and timing devices

– analyse information collected; make comparisons with

other plant and machinery, consider previous knowledge,

apply sensory abilities (visual, audible, touch and smell)

consult manufacturers’ information and results of other

tests

– compare and confirm test outcome with given

specifications

– report findings

– use hand tools, portable power tools and equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment

– complete and maintain records.

7.9 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate effectively within a team when carrying

out specific tests on plant or machinery to determine

operational serviceability.

7.10 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

when carrying out specific tests on plant or machinery

to determine operational serviceability.

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Title: Carrying out specific tests on plant or machinery to determine operational

serviceability in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment

Guidance

This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in accordance with the

ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and

the Built Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience and a

sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and must

use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy. Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ Structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery

Maintenance (Construction)

Four of the following endorsements required:

Electric systems

Cooling systems

Lubrication systems

Emission control

Hydraulic systems

Hydrostatic drive

Transmission systems

Pneumatic systems

Braking systems

Transmission systems

Pneumatic systems

Braking systems

Vibration management

Steering/suspension systems

Generator output control

Electronic management

Powered access equipment

Material handling equipment

Water pumps

Craneage

Lifting equipment

Load testing (cranes, hoists, MEWPs, MHE)

Sector Subject

Areas

5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for

use

Shared unit

Unit guided

learning hours

110

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance (Construction)

78

Title: Configuring plant or machinery for specific operational activities in the

workplace

Unit Number: K/616/4467

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

configuring plant or

machinery for specific

operational activities.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments, workshop manuals, technical service

bulletins, parts manuals and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source and how

they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments, workshop manuals, technical service

bulletins, parts manuals, manufacturers’ information and

current regulations associated with the configuration of

plant and machinery.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

configuring plant or

machinery for specific

operational activities.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height, in

confined spaces, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage

of materials and by manual handling and mechanical

lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to

site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and

who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

configuring plant or

machinery for specific

operational activities.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment (if applicable) safely to carry out the activity

in accordance with current legislation and organisational

requirements when configuring plant or machinery for

specific operational activities.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when configuring plant or machinery for specific

operational activities.

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Title: Configuring plant or machinery for specific operational activities in the

workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 continued 3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used,

relating to configuring plant or machinery for specific

operational activities and the types, purpose and limitations

of each type, the work situation and general work

environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

configure plant or

machinery for specific

operational activities.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools, equipment and

consumables.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– consumables

– fixings and fittings

– hand tools, portable powered tools and ancillary

equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, volume, area

and wastage associated with the method/procedure to

configure plant or machinery for specific operational

activities.

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance (Construction)

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Title: Configuring plant or machinery for specific operational activities in the

workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

configuring plant or

machinery for specific

operational activities.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage

in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out

safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

configuring plant or

machinery for specific

operational activities.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain

why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

configure plant or

machinery for specific

operational activities to the

required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when configuring plant

or machinery for specific operational activities:

– measuring, marking, aligning, fitting, adjusting, fixing,

fastening and securing.

7.2 Configure plant or machinery for specific operational activities

to given working instructions for two of the following:

– attachments

– ancillaries

– fire prevention (spark arrestors)

– structural support (anchors and ties)

– safety (restricted movement, passage or access, warning

alarms, notices, lights or governors)

– contaminant reduction (noise, gases, fluids)

– carriage of ancillaries or additional equipment

– rail and trackside

– cutting equipment (blade or teeth angles and aspects)

– additions (publicity boards, notices, lights)

– machine control (laser measurement or guidance, global

positioning system)

– productivity measurement (weigh load sensors,

compaction sensors).

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Title: Configuring plant or machinery for specific operational activities in the

workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.3 Complete functional, operational and safety checks on

plant or machinery, to given working instructions.

7.4 Complete and maintain records when configuring plant

or machinery for specific operational activities.

7.5 Safely use materials, hand tools, portable power tools

and ancillary equipment.

7.6 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when configuring plant or machinery for specific

operational activities.

7.7 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish the authority

needed to rectify them, to:

– assess requirements for configuration

– validate appropriate ways in which the work should be

carried out

– configure plant and machinery for the following:

attachments, ancillaries, fire prevention (spark arrestors),

structural support (anchors and ties), safety (restricted

movement, passage or access, warning alarms, notices,

lights or governors), contaminant reduction (noise, gases,

fluids), carriage of ancillaries or additional equipment, rail

and trackside work, cutting equipment (blade or teeth

angles, coatings, dressings and aspects), additions

(publicity boards, notices, lights), machine control (laser

measurement and guidance, global positioning system),

productivity measurement (weigh load sensors,

compaction sensors)

– ensure the required parameters are achieved for the

specific operational activity

– liaise with operators, customers, clients and their

representatives

– use hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment

– complete and maintain records.

7.8 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when

configuring plant or machinery for specific operational

activities.

7.9 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

when configuring plant or machinery for specific

operational activities.

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance (Construction)

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Title: Configuring plant or machinery for specific operational activities in the

workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment

Guidance

This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in accordance with the

ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and

the Built Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience and a

sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and must

use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery

Maintenance (Construction)

Two of the following endorsements required:

Attachments

Ancillaries

Fire prevention

Structural support

Safety measures

Contaminant reduction

Carriage of ancillaries/additional equipment

Rail and trackside

Cutting equipment

Additions (e.g. publicity boards, notices, lights)

Machine control

Productivity measurement

Sector Subject

Areas

5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for

use

Shared unit

Unit guided

learning hours

70

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance (Construction)

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Title: Handing over plant or machinery to the control of others in the workplace

Unit Number: M/616/4468

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

handing over plant or

machinery to the control of

others.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments and manufacturers’ information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source and

how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, method

statements, risk assessments, manufacturers’

information and current regulations associated with

the operation and use of plant and machinery.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

handing over plant or

machinery to the control of

others.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height, in

confined spaces, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage

of materials and by manual handling and mechanical

lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to

site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and

who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

handing over plant or

machinery to the control of

others.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment (if applicable) safely to carry out the activity

in accordance with current legislation and organisational

requirements when handing over plant or machinery to

the control of others.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when handing over plant or machinery to the

control of others.

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Title: Handing over plant or machinery to the control of others in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 continued 3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to handing over plant or

machinery to the control of others and the types,

purpose and limitations of each type, the work situation

and general work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

hand over plant or

machinery to the control of

others.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

tools, equipment and consumables.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– consumables

– literature, forms and documents

– hand tools, portable powered tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to hand

over plant and machinery to others.

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance (Construction)

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Title: Handing over plant or machinery to the control of others in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

handing over plant or

machinery to the control of

others.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage

in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out

safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

handing over plant or

machinery to the control of

others.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain

why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

hand over plant or

machinery to the control of

others to the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when handing over

plant or machinery to the control of others:

– liaising, explaining, presenting, demonstrating,

instructing, confirming, communicating and assessing.

7.2 Explain and demonstrate the operation of plant or

machinery to given working instructions in order to

hand over control to others.

7.3 Complete and maintain records when handing over

plant or machinery to the control of others.

7.4 Safely use and handle materials, hand tools, portable

power tools and ancillary equipment.

7.5 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when handing over plant or machinery to the control of

others.

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Title: Handing over plant or machinery to the control of others in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.6 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– liaise with customers, hirers, colleagues and end

users

– clearly define the moment of transferred

responsibility

– assess and confirm the condition of plant and

machinery

– confirm the suitability of the handover environment

– prepare plant or machinery for explanation and

demonstration

– instruct users and operators in the operation, safety

and emergency requirements

– demonstrate the operation of plant and machinery

– explain statutory requirements, inspection,

maintenance, report of thorough examination, tests

and certification

– present and explain documentation: safety

literature, operating instructions and operator forms

– complete and register the handover: forms,

checklists, confirmation, acceptance and receipt

forms

– explain the availability of technical support,

guidance, information, advice, breakdown, call out,

guarantees, warranties and replacement

– communicate in a way that maintains goodwill

– use hand tools, portable power tools and equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment

– complete and maintain records.

7.7 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when handing

over plant or machinery to the control of others.

7.8 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

when handing over plant or machinery to the control of

others.

Units – Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Plant or Machinery Maintenance (Construction)

87

Title: Handing over plant or machinery to the control of others in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

 

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